Role details

Bids Accountant

Christchurch   •   £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Qualified Accountant required for Bids Accountant role - FTSE 100 Defence
  • Financial Modelling experience essential

About Our Client

FTSE 100 Defence organisation Headquartered in Dorset

Job Description

Major Tasks and key outputs/deliverables will be:

  • Be a member of individual bid teams with active involvement, challenge in particular to costs, and support to the Bid Finance Lead and other team members
  • Support production, control and review of financial models for bids
  • Prepare pipeline reporting, D&S and Group. Review with the support of Bid Finance colleagues. Significant interface with Business Units both finance and business development
  • Support regular update of the D&S Bid Assumptions guidance
  • Support monthly Major Bids overhead accounting and periodic re-forecasting
  • Performing the role in line with the Division's bid processes
  • Performing the role in line with the Group's corporate governance policies, processes and procedures including those relating to Health and Safety and Group Security and information assurance policies

The Successful Applicant

Knowledge, Qualification and Experience:

  • Numerically literate and able to build, understand and manipulate financial models
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Skills / Competencies

  • Advantageous - experience of bid financials
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Good time management skills, particularly evident in ability to cope simultaneously with pipeline reporting requirements and bid work
  • Advantageous - exposure to long term contract accounting

Interpersonal / Behavioural Skills

  • Receptive to opportunities to change and so improve processes
  • Encourages and supports others to give their best; understands how different people are motivated and acts accordingly
  • Able to work closely with and communicate financial information to non-financial bid team members
  • Team working and ability to constructively challenge others

What's on Offer

Attractive salary and benefits package

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